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Photo of the Day: Monkey working overtime in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo of a Formosan rock macaque appearing to burn the midnight oil in a cubicle at a Kaohsiung university went viral after being posted on social media Thursday (Feb. 4...

Woman attacked by macaques at zoo in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A cleaner at Kaohsiung's Shou Shan Zoo was recently attacked by a dozen Formosan macaques while having breakfast and as a result had a left hand fracture. The 60-ye...

Taiwan monkeys create chaos on school campus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Experts set off firecrackers on Friday morning (Oct. 23) to keep away a pack of Formosan macaques that have recently made a school campus their playground, harassing stude...

Grieving mother Taiwanese macaque seen carrying lost baby

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A grieving mother Formosan macaque has been observed carrying the body of her baby who was hit by a vehicle around Yushan National Park’s Tataka area, according to C...

Photo of obese monkey prompts calls for visitors to stop feeding Formosan macaques

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo posted on Facebook on Saturday (April 11) showing an obese Formosan macaque at a popular attraction in Taiwan’s eastern county of Taitung prompted many socia...

Taiwan’s Hsinchu announces transport for reopened zoo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsinchu City Government has announced its public transport measures for Dec. 28-29, when Hsinchu Zoo reopens after a two-year makeover. The city’s Department of T...

The Shoushan National Nature Park

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Shoushan National Nature Park (壽山國家自然公園), located in Taiwan’s southern port city of Kaohsiung, is the first national nature park in Taiwan. Rich in historic and na...

Macaque's NT$50 'payment' has zoo calling out public

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) Taipei Zoo felt compelled on Friday to urge the public not to throw things to or at animals after a Formosan macaque made a "payment" to a keeper during feeding time. ...